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glimmers

noun
plural of glimmer

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a very small amount
  • a glimmer of hope that there will be snow on Christmas

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2 an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • most of the students showed not even a glimmer of interest in what I had to say

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glimmers

verb
present tense third-person singular of glimmer

Synonyms of glimmers (Entry 2 of 2)

to shoot forth bursts of light
  • the waters of the rippling brook glimmered in the sun

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“Glimmers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glimmers. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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